May 7, 2020
Do you know these 7 facts about electricity in Australia?

Do You Know These 7 Facts About Electricity in Australia?

Electricity plays an important part in our lives. From the simple things such as powering the lights, to the more luxury items such as televisions and computers. Many people see electricity as just a bill however fail to appreciate all of the wonderful things it does to improve our lifestyles!  Below we have chosen 7 facts to share […]
May 7, 2020
What can SAS do for the strata industry?

What Can Silver Asset Services Do for The Strata Industry?

Silver Asset Services is the trusted specialist, assisting building owners and Bodies Corporate to successfully acquire bulk utilities including electricity, water, air conditioning and gas, and managing those services on the behalf of the Body Corporate.   What is Bulk Utility Supply?  Buying anything in bulk saves money and the same is […]
April 9, 2020
AER Expectations

AER Expectations

Many people are or will be affected by the restrictions implemented as a result of COVID-19.   The Australian Energy Retailer (AER) have released their expectations for how energy businesses should be protecting residential/small business customers facing financial hardship.   AER Expectations   The 10 principles released are have been released to ensure the protection of customers and the market […]
April 8, 2020
$200 Residential Rebate Queensland

$200 Residential Rebate for Queensland

The Queensland Government have announced a $200 residential rebate applicable to all Queensland residents. What is the Household Utility Assistance Package? The Queensland Government have announced that they are providing a $300 Million Household Utility Assistance Package to all Queenslanders to assist households during the COVID-19 crisis. This package is […]
April 6, 2020
How Can You Benefit from Being A Large Customer

How Can You Benefit from Being A Large Customer?

Being part of a Body Corporate / Owners Corporation comes with many benefits. One of the biggest benefits is the savings that owners can achieve from by being considered a large customer. How Do You Know If Your Complex Would Benefit from Bulk Utilities? If you live in a scheme […]
March 23, 2020
what is an embedded network

What is an Embedded Network?

Embedded Networks refer to a centralised energy system that serve multiple premises within a building. Some buildings are constructed with centralised electricity systems, some with centralised air-conditioning systems, some with centralised hot water and gas systems and many with a combination of all. These are designed to provide increased economy […]
March 4, 2020
New AEMC Rule

New AEMC Rule – Protecting You

Last week, the AEMC handed down a final determination that focused on customers and protects them from wearing the cost of electricity losses. Marginal Loss Factors Marginal Loss Factors (MLFs) put a price on the losses caused by the electricity that is lost as heat when electricity is transported across […]
February 19, 2020
Do you understand water charges now you can

Do You Understand Water Charges? – Now You Can

The Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) are inviting the public to attend a free 30-minute online webinar on Tuesday 25 February at 10:00 AM. The topics will include, rights and responsibilities regarding water charges, a guide to understanding water bills, water efficiency standards, practical negotiation tips for managing tenancy issues and […]
February 13, 2020
Draft determination on the default market offer

Draft Determination on the Default Market Offer – Have Your Say

This week, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released its draft determination on the Default Market Offer (DMO) pricing for 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 for public consultation. The DMO was introduced last year in July 2019. Since being introduced, a typical residential standing offer bill has reduced […]
February 7, 2020
Embedded Network Regulation Changes

Embedded Network Regulation Changes

Embedded Networks by nature use their economies of scale to reduce the costs of utilities. SAS administer these savings for all community members.   It’s a really simple concept, and it has been hugely successful in decreasing the living costs for occupants in buildings that we manage for the last 16 years.   There are some […]
January 14, 2020
The Power of Many

The Power of Many

It seems that every time I turn on the television there is another current affairs program highlighting the rising cost of energy and offering up ways for consumers to save by joining together and purchasing as a group. While the media has given the concept a shot in the arm recently, the […]
January 8, 2020

4 Tips to Cool Off Your Pool Bills This Summer

It’s that time of year again, summertime! Residents who are lucky enough to live in an apartment or townhouse with swimming pool facilities are starting to take full advantage. Spending weekends soaking up the sun and cooling off in the pool is what summer is all about!   At Silver Asset Services we […]